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EDITORIAL: Diversity, not Donald Trump, is Emory University’s real problem

EDITORIAL: Diversity, not Donald Trump, is Emory University’s real problem

Emory University students launched protests against pro-Donald Trump chalk messages that appeared around the university’s campus in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, The Washington Post reported. Students have said these chalk messages were not politically motivated, but were instead meant to intimidate Emory’s minority student population. Emory University President James Wagner released a statement Tuesday in which he promised the school […]

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EDITORIAL: Disney’s opposition to Georgia’s anti-LGBT bill welcome, financially motivated

EDITORIAL: Disney’s opposition to Georgia’s anti-LGBT bill welcome, financially motivated

A bill passed by the Georgia legislature now awaiting the governor’s signature would allow religious leaders and organizations to refuse performing and attending same-sex marriage ceremonies, The Washington Post reported. Religious organizations would also be allowed to fire employees whose religious beliefs differ from the organizations’. Recently, large companies have come out against this bill. Disney and Marvel threatened on […]

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EDITORIAL: After Brussels, leadership must trump politics

EDITORIAL: After Brussels, leadership must trump politics

There’s a certain awful feeling that’ll only get more familiar: waking up with a hazy head, eyes tired and straining to focus on the news alert tucked among Facebook notifications on your phone. On Tuesday morning, it read that three explosions in Brussels killed more than 30 people and injured more than 200. For the moment, that’s all it said. […]

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EDITORIAL: Cost too high in Gawker versus Hulk Hogan decision

EDITORIAL: Cost too high in Gawker versus Hulk Hogan decision

Hulkamania has reached the courtroom. A Florida jury awarded professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose legal name is Terry Bollea, $140 million in a case against Gawker.com over the website’s publication of a part of his sex tape, The New York Times reported. Hogan initially asked for $100 million. Fifty-five million dollars was awarded for economic harm, $60 million was awarded […]

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EDITORIAL: Political protests turning to madness this election

EDITORIAL: Political protests turning to madness this election

These days, protests are beginning to look more like pro-messes. At a Saturday rally for Democratic candidate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a topless woman sat on a man’s shoulders to protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, The Washington Post reported. As Sanders was talking about corporate greed, the woman climbed on a man’s shoulders and removed her top to reveal […]

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EDITORIAL: “Patriots Day” will profit off of 2013 Boston Marathon tragedy

Many people wonder if “Patriots Day,” a movie about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, is even worth making anymore. On March 5, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth denied filmmakers permission to film on their campus, citing the disruption to campus life the shoot would cause, The Boston Globe reported. CBS Films, the production company behind “Patriots Day,” issued a statement […]

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EDITORIAL: MBTA must do more to ignite Boston’s nightlife

Residents worry that Boston will remain a city by day and a small town by night with the T’s new cut to late-night service. The T is returning its hours to normal after two years of late night service Saturday into Sunday, and worries are creeping up regarding its impact on Boston’s nightlife, The New York Times reported. Final trains for […]

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EDITORIAL: Activists counter wrongful removal from BU Hillel

EDITORIAL: Activists counter wrongful removal from BU Hillel

All isn’t sunny at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House. At the Boston University Hillel event “All Students, All Israel Think Tank,” on Jan. 28, a group of students — mostly comprised of students of color — was approached by an armed police officer and asked to leave due to not being part of an “inner circle,” according to a […]

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EDITORIAL: For-profit eating disorder treatment centers take advantage of wealthy, ignore poor

EDITORIAL: For-profit eating disorder treatment centers take advantage of wealthy, ignore poor

People have finally found a way to profit from others’ eating disorders. Residential, for-profit eating disorder centers are taking advantage of funding from the Affordable Care Act’s increased coverage for mental health by advertising to those with eating disorders and throwing receptions for potential staff, The New York Times reported. Some centers charge as much as $1,000 a day for […]

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EDITORIAL: Offensive chants unacceptable at sports games, Catholic Memorial School shows

EDITORIAL: Offensive chants unacceptable at sports games, Catholic Memorial School shows

Unfortunately, sports and hatred make a good match. Boston’s Catholic Memorial School fans chanted “You killed Jesus!” to Newton North High School fans at a basketball game Friday, The Boston Globe reported. Catholic Memorial fans said they only chanted the anti-Semitic slurs in response to the Newton North fans’ chant, “Where are your girls?” — a jab at Catholic Memorial’s […]

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